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Nurgle Nonsense

February 25th, 2007
Nurgle

Now maybe I shouldn’t care what random people on the internet say about me. And for the most part I don’t. I do care what my friends and classmates think, that is why what happened during my MBA hurt so much. I’m all for dignified silence and turning the other cheek. I’ve done a lot of that in my life. I’ve walked away from problematic situations in hopes things could be improved at a later date.

However I’m also an admirer of the truth and one need not be silent forever. Sometimes you have to let people know you don’t apprechiate how they are treating you or what they are saying about you behind your back. Today is such a day.

Some people over on some website occaisionally for no reason other than I put up a website concerning a hobby I got into when I was in high school decide of their own volition to insult me. It has happened before, it will happen again. I don’t know them. I don’t want to know them. I don’t hang out on that website. I don’t have time for this crap. I have much bigger problems.

Occaisionally, I can be awoken from my haze, and I think to myself; “I can’t stand back while someone calls me an idiot without pointing out the blatant errors in there own statements.” So I took a screen shot as forum threads sometimes go away after a time. And I put it up on my own humble Nurgle website, on a page explaining why I don’t run an online forum. One reason is I don’t want to run a website where people annonymously insult other people. If you have a problem with someone you should tell them, you shouldn’t ignore them, and you shouldn’t run and get someone else to threaten them and punish them or go around maligning them.

That is not the proper decent way to treat someone, not a MBA classmate, not even some random person on the internet. Maybe drawing attention to them on your blog isn’t terribly mature either, but after you’ve tried emailing them, tried talking to an unbiased third party, tried silently walking away, you get tired of the same shit. You get tired of things not improving. So you stay away. But there is no reason not to make a few facts available and draw attention to a situation that some might say is unfair, unjustified, or inequitable.

If you want to argue with people who don’t bother to actually read what you write, insult you behind your back, can’t spell the only word in their entire post correctly, then you can rise to my defense. Me I’m going to stay away and hope people someday realize how unnecessarily hurtful this all is. But it also appears I’m going to keep blogging and someday people might care about their personal online brand.

I always told the truth and I always wanted things to be better.


  • Hey Muskie-

    I’ve no idea what a “Nurgle” is… all I know is that I really enjoy your thoughts on your blog here. I don’t always agree with everything that you write, but that’s the price of being in a democratic world.

    Again, I can honestly state that I appreciate your cerebral dissertations. It is a fresh view compared to so much of that banter that is so prevalent on so many blogs out there.

    I too get the odd piece of crap thrown at me for my frequent outbursts, but heck, it only proves that there are always idiots out there. Don’t let the detractors dissuade you. You’re doing great stuff, so hang in there. One day we can look back at this tough chapter in your life and smile back at it. Move forward. You have your entire future ahead, and it will be bright. I’ve been there, and I know I am better because of it. What’s that old saying… “Trials and tribulations helps build character”.

    All the best.

  • Hey Muskie-

    I’ve no idea what a “Nurgle” is… all I know is that I really enjoy your thoughts on your blog here. I don’t always agree with everything that you write, but that’s the price of being in a democratic world.

    Again, I can honestly state that I appreciate your cerebral dissertations. It is a fresh view compared to so much of that banter that is so prevalent on so many blogs out there.

    I too get the odd piece of crap thrown at me for my frequent outbursts, but heck, it only proves that there are always idiots out there. Don’t let the detractors dissuade you. You’re doing great stuff, so hang in there. One day we can look back at this tough chapter in your life and smile back at it. Move forward. You have your entire future ahead, and it will be bright. I’ve been there, and I know I am better because of it. What’s that old saying… “Trials and tribulations helps build character”.

    All the best.

  • I’ll never look back and smile concerning the events of March 17th 2005.

    People chose to hurt me. People who said they would help me. People still choose to hurt me by continuing to ignore me, my problems, and the difficulties they’ve created.

    These are people who said they were my friends. I believed them and I tried to help them.

    Just like I waste my time putting information online concerning a hobby I don’t really have much time for anymore only so people I don’t know can insult me every few months.

    I don’t have any ulterior motives, I just help people out because I’m a nice guy. We all know what happens to nice guys, they get taken advantage of and they finish last.

  • I’ll never look back and smile concerning the events of March 17th 2005.

    People chose to hurt me. People who said they would help me. People still choose to hurt me by continuing to ignore me, my problems, and the difficulties they’ve created.

    These are people who said they were my friends. I believed them and I tried to help them.

    Just like I waste my time putting information online concerning a hobby I don’t really have much time for anymore only so people I don’t know can insult me every few months.

    I don’t have any ulterior motives, I just help people out because I’m a nice guy. We all know what happens to nice guys, they get taken advantage of and they finish last.

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